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Shake off the drab of winter with a bounty of cheek stains and shimmer sticks that will surely add pizzazz to your face, lips, décolletage and eyes. Pastel hued sticks will give your cheeks that coveted dewy look, while sparkle on the eyes will give the appearance of wide-eye innocence. Keep it simple – a little dab will do the trick – and enjoy the product highlights below. Glorious spring is here, so it’s time to get out and glow.
A NATURAL BLEND
Tarte Dollface Cheek Stain ($30) is free of alcohol, meaning it won’t dry out your skin, and contains no oil, so it won’t clog pores either. Instead, this luscious cheek stain is infused with a proprietary blend of the five superfruits: goji, acai, maracuja, acerola, and pomegranate. Loaded with naturally occurring, antioxidant-rich nutrients and vitamins, this shimmery stain delivers anti-aging and skin-restorative benefits with each application.
GLOW WITH CONFIDENCE
Jane Iredale In Touch Cream Blush ($27) comes in an easy-to-apply stick to provide a natural-looking blush with a soft, glowing, natural finish. Simply apply a thin layer under your mineral powder or wear over powder for a more vibrant cheek. Formulated with real cocoa, it smells like chocolate and comes in six delectable shades.
Jemma Kidd Stardust Crème Shadow ($18) is a creamy, super shimmery shadow stick for adding instant glamour to the eyes. The pigment features a smooth and luminous texture that’s both long-lasting and easy to blend. The convenient packaging makes it perfect for gals on the go. Apply in a flash. The shadow is available in 6 killer colors.
SHIMMER LIKE WATER
With St. Tropez Wash Off Instant Shimmer Stick ($20) you’ll look as though you just stepped off a tropical island. The luxurious body gloss is formulated with a blend of natural waxes for a subtle shimmer designed to enhance and highlight any tan. You’ll turn heads.
ONE FOR ALL
Le Metier de Beaute Magic Lustre Crème ($24) creates myriad possibilities for cheeks, lips, and eyes. You can use this luxurious cream glaze anywhere on your face to add a natural, dewy glow or gloss to the eyes and lips. You’ll get your money’s worth with this versatile product.
SUBTLE AND EFFECTIVE
Get a subtle glow-from-within with Hourglass Aura Sheer Cheek Stain ($45). This lightweight water-based hydrating cheek stain creates a radiant, natural color that lasts all day. The unique click mechanism dispenses the perfect amount of product for convenient on-the-go application. The cheek stain is available in Flush, Petal, and Rouge.
BE A BRONZED GODDESS
No time for the beach? No problem with Napoleon Perdis Bronze Luminizer Foundation Stick ($39). The ultra glamorous luminizer gives lifeless skin a radiant glow with subtle sophisticated shimmer. Wear it alone, or mix with foundation to create that golden glow. Don’t leave home without it.
Double your fun with Charlotte Ronson’s 2X A Charm Blush/Bronzer ($26). One side is a cream stick, the other is a bronzer. Together, they impart a sheer natural color to cheeks. Perfect for day and night, you can create a range of looks. Both products feature a rich, creamy texture that blend together, and special pigments reflect light for a glowing effect.
ADD SOME PIZZAZZ
Stila Liquid All Over Shimmer Luminizer ($22) adds light and shimmer to your complexion and gives skin an incredible luminosity when used either alone or mixed with moisturizer or foundation. Winner of Style’s Best Beauty Buy, this ultra-lightweight formula adds sheen and luster to your skin, giving it a healthy, young look and feel. The built-in brush ensures foolproof application.
THE LIPS HAVE IT
The reviews are in for Origins Shimmer Stick ($15) and they’re fantastic. This defrosted gleamy pearl lip liner and lipstick makes lips look fabulously full and totally kissable. You’ll shimmer from the office to happy hour and all the way back home again. The shimmer stick is available in Pearly Jam, Lucky Penny, and Go-For-The-Bronze.
DOUBLE YOUR PLEASURE
Healthful red wine extract is the secret in Sephora Lush Flush Lip & Cheek Stain ($12). This unique lip and cheek tint mimics a flushed look, but when applied, it actually feels cool to the skin! The gel-based formula has the perfect consistency for application and layering, and the red wine extract is loaded with anti-oxidants to protect skin from free radicals. Each of the three yummy shades comes with a convenient applicator.